Computer failing to boot
by jam877 - 4/4/13 7:59 AM
So my computer was working fine last night but at some point when I tried using it I realised the monitor was not picking up the computer, so I turned everything off and tried again this morning.
Once again the monitor is turning on fine and the computer lights up but the monitor is not picking it up and the screen stays black. I noticed that there is also no power going to the mouse or keyboard and there is no beep on startup. Having tried booting the computer about 30 times the computer is now turning on for a second and then going straight back off.
I took a look and all of the fans are working properly when it does boot but unfortunately my brother built the computer so my knowledge kind of stops there. I tried booting with only the power cable and that also didn't work. I have easy access to the inside of the computer but have no idea what to try. I have exams coming up soon and all of my notes aree on the computer so would appreciate any help. Cheers.